10 days in Tunisia Itinerary

10 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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10 days in Tunisia Itinerary

Cairo
Fly:  6​h 30​min
Tunis
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Mahdia
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
Sousse
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  2​h 15​min
Djerba Island
— 2 nights
+3
train + taxi + Fly + taxi:  6​h
Cairo

3
days
Tunis

The Mediterranean port city of Tunis, Tunisia's bustling capital, boasts a vibrant mix of cultures and architectural styles, enchanting visitors with its historical attractions, picturesque beaches, and laidback vibe.
Get some cultural insight at Bardo Museum and Carthaginian Ruins. Your inner history buff will appreciate Medina of Tunis and Ancient Roman Baths. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tunis: Hammamet (Hammamet Beach & Yasmin Hammamet). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Palace Dar Nejma Ezzahra, take in the spiritual surroundings of Zitouna Mosque, and examine the collection at Dar Bach Hamba.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Tunis travel itinerary planner.

Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt to Tunis is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Sharm El Sheikh to Tunis due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in September: high temperatures in Tunis hover around 36°C and lows are around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Mahdia.

Things to do in Tunis

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Carthage, Hammamet, Palace Dar Nejma Ezzahra
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Medina of Tunis
Hammamet Beach
Yasmin Hammamet

1
day
Mahdia

Resting on a peninsula that extends into the Mediterranean Sea, Mahdia traces its history back to ancient Roman times.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Mahdia Museum, wander the streets of Mahdia's Old Town, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mahdia Beach.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Mahdia travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Tunis to Mahdia takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in September, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Sousse.

Things to do in Mahdia

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Mahdia Beach
Mahdia's Old Town
Mahdia Museum

3
days
Sousse

Known for its historic medina quarter, a World Heritage Site, the city of Sousse boasts a rich history that dates back to the 11th century BCE.
Visit Bourghiba Mausoleum and Forte El Ribat for their historical value. Take a break from the city and head to Tunisia Water Sport a Sousse and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Change things up with these side-trips from Sousse: Musee Habib Burguiba (in Monastir) and Kairouan (Medina of Kairouan & Great Mosque of Kairouan). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Sousse Archaeological Museum, have some family-friendly fun at Karting Monastir, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Sousse trip planner.

Getting from Mahdia to Sousse by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. September in Sousse sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Djerba Island.

Things to do in Sousse

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Monastir, Kairouan, Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Bourghiba Mausoleum
Sousse Archaeological Museum

2
days
Djerba Island

Explore pristine beaches and charming villages on a vacation on Djerba Island, a small island in the Gulf of Gabes known for its Berber population.
On the 3rd (Tue), stop by Dyghet, stroll through Krokodilfarm Animalia, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Djerba Explore, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Sentido Djerba Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of El Ghriba Synagogue, examine the collection at Guellala Museum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sidi Yati Mosque.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Djerba Island travel planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Sousse to Djerba Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in October, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Djerba Explore
El Ghriba Synagogue
Sidi Yati Mosque

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